UNT College of Business professor wins national award

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Donna Ledgerwood, associate professor in the Department of Management at the University of North Texas, received the 2012 National Advisor of the Year Award from the Society for Human Resource Management.

The award recognizes outstanding service and leadership provided by advisors to student chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

"It is my privilege to serve our UNT students and the DFW business community as our customers. Our UNT SHRM chapter believes in the philosophy of ‘paying it forward,' and all of the DFW area SHRM organizations have supported us in every way," Ledgerwood said.  "This honor is the highlight of my teaching career."

The award will be presented at the Society's Annual Student Conference on June 23, 2012, in Atlanta, Georgia.

"Dr. Ledgerwood is most deserving of this prestigious honor," said Finley Graves, dean of UNT's College of Business. "Her tireless work and dedication to students is an inspiration to those that know her. She epitomizes servant leadership and is an asset to our college."

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